Monthly Archives: August 2009

Another great lunch box

I keep finding more great stuff for lunches. Now I wish I had waited and got the kids a Goodbyn. Those compartments are perfect for packing lots of tasty snacks without a single ziplock in sight! They’re $29.95. Advertisements

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Paper-free

Green Dolphin is going to try and use as little paper as possible. Tomorrow Annie Barnes and I will be at the Kinder picnic collecting emails addresses. Our hope is we can do all our communications electronically. Please help us … Continue reading

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Backpack backpack

Well, messenger bag cum backpack actually. This backpack ticks a lot of boxes. It’s designed for 5-10 year olds, it comes with an insulated lunch bag, has an outside pocket for water bottle and a handy zippered pocket inside. It’s … Continue reading

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Staple-free

Yep, this is a stapler. This plump little cat cuts, folds and tucks 5 pages at a time. Now no staples to stop you recycling! $12 at Green Raising.

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Green school supplies

These online stores are perfect for purchasing back-to-school supplies and are also great for your home office…try The Green Office,¬†Ultimate Green Store or the Green Earth Office Supplies. I love the recycled blue jean pencils (above)!

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Our green community

If you were wondering what was happening in the world of Mar Vista beyond the school check out Mar Vista Green Committee’s blog. Lots of good links and interesting info.I especially liked the link to Ecofoot. It’s an ecofootprint calculator … Continue reading

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Back to school shopping…

We know from first hand experience what getting organised for school is like…it’s a lot of work. We’ve taken some of the sting out of it by contacting online green retailers who are happy to give discounts to Mar Vista … Continue reading

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